Lizelle Muller made it third time lucky as she won the 2021 Growhpoint National Squash title after finishing as the runner-up in the last two editions. Photo: Squash SA (Instagram)
Savannah Ingledew beat Awande Malinga 12-10 9-11 11-6 8-11 11-9 to win the U17 national title. Photo: Squash SA (Instagram)

Lizelle Muller Crowned Growthpoint SA National Squash Champion

by | Oct 24, 2021

Port Elizabeth’s Lizelle Muller says no words can describe the excitement she feels after being crowned the 2021 Growthpoint SA National Squash Champion.

Muller, who was twice runner-up in 2019 and 2020, beat former winner, Milnay Louw in four sets – 9-11 11-7 11-6 11-7 in the final at the all-glass court at V& A Waterfront in Cape Town.

Speaking to gsport the morning after her satisfying win, Muller said: “It was the last ticked box on my list of achievements!! 

“It meant the world to me, had myself in tears when that last point was done.” – 2021 Growthpoint SA National Squash Champion, Lizelle Muller

“It was a big disappointment coming second twice in a row, as I didn’t know if I would still play this level this year, but I trained hard and came back to claim my third time lucky

Click to read gsport’s report on Milnay Louw winning in 2019
Click to read gsport’s report on Alex Fuller winning in 2020

“I would love to make the SA women’s side just one more time,” said Muller. “Go to Poland for the World Masters, as well as the Commonwealth Games …”

Earlier in the day, Savannah Ingledew beat former Momentum gsport Award winner, Awande Malinga 12-10 9-11 11-6 8-11 11-9, to win the U17 national title. 

 

Photo 1 Caption: Lizelle Muller made it third time lucky as she won the 2021 Growhpoint National Squash title after finishing as the runner-up in the last two editions. Photo: Squash SA (Instagram) 

Photo 2 Caption: Savannah Ingledew beat Awande Malinga 12-10 9-11 11-6 8-11 11-9 to win the U17 national title. Photo: Squash SA (Instagram)

 

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